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of them never meeting detective elizabeth butler and also detective baker, but felt the need to come and pay their respects. >> we're told between five and 6,000 officers from as far away as new york and los angeles and just about every town and county here in california, there's a moment of silence before the service. then there's a number of people that did not know either officer but just wanted to say thank you, remember their lives and thank them for their service today. >> and then, of course, the people closest to the detectives, their families. they're inside the hp pavillion. elizabeth butler had two young children. she was the mother of two, ages 5 and 2. then you have detective baker who was a 28- -year veteran. he had 3 adult children. they're all there now. >> two daughters jillian and ashley. a son who is a community service officer, following in his dad's footsteps. butch baker was 59 years of age. born here in san francisco. fell in love with his wife, kelly. they were in grade school, 10, 11 years old. he was floating the idea o
it was bitterly cold outside, still in the shorts. when we think about elizabeth butler, apparently she got a love of investigation and police work early on. they say perry mason and rock ford files tv shows influenced her and they say he was always excited about following the evidence and uncovering the truth. you think about how these two officers came to police work in such different ways with such different histories, but united within the santa cruz police department and within that brotherhood and sister hood of police officers nationwide. you think about all the people coming together today, to thank them for the work they did. >> safe to say both officers absolutely loved their jobs. butch baker was considered to be one of the best, if not the best investigators in the entire santa cruz police department. elizabeth butler apparently loved to ride roller coasters and hike, and obviously spend a lot of time with her partner, peter woo and their two sons. we saw the pictures moments ago of officer butler out there picking a christmas tree with her two young sons. we're going to pick up and st
and confident they have the rate person. what we don't know is if that person is regina butle butler. he called her his girlfriend and was in love with her but it's possible her intentions may not have been pure. >> there was speculation that she was involved in pros stawtion. there was speculation that she may have been trying to exploit him financially the rate now we didn't know. >> ramos butler last person to see jacobson and she was here at the apartments this morning when police found his body. >> before involved in drug no. drinking they drvrng too much. yrm whether happened. >> again we do not know if butler was the one arrested but police do weren't to stress that they believe it was an isolated incident and that they have the right person in custody so they want the residents here to know that they are safe. this is 7 in us? thank you amma. >> nearly 10,000 people came together today for an emotional ceremony honoring 2 fallen santa cruz police officers. memorial for sergeant lauren baker and detective butler took place at the pavilion in san jose in order to accommodate the
. sergeant baker and butler are being laid to rest. sergeant baker was getting ready to retire. detective butter worked as a patrol officer and hostage negotiator. -- butler -- detective butler worked as a patrol officer and whose and -- hostage negotiator. >> reporter: you can see they are leading straight to highway 17 and that's where the procession will lead to in santa cruz. you can see the line of cones that have been set up for the several rose of vehicles expected to a -- rows of vehicles expected to arrive in the next few hours and the parking lot is getting prepared for the 200 vehicle expected to take part. they will be escorting family members down to san jose and the hp pavilion and that's the best place for people expected to attend. this mourning process will continue long after today is over. hundreds last night came to pay respects last night and that followed a private viewing for private family members. >> i knew i had to be here tell them goodbye and that they are my heroes. >> i just walked out with an overwhelming feeling of what a terrible waste it was for two great
call and no response from officers butch baker and elizabeth butler thousands of people said goodbye and thank you to the fallen police officers with a message that they would never be forgotten. santa cruz native who knew them as a security sang. >> we were just a couple of knuckle head guys and suddenly we began old. >> reporter: but laughter turned to tears as the officers children spoke. >> daddy, happy father's day and what a daddy you have been. >> keith would you like to say hi? >> hi. >> reporter: butler's husband spoke about the last promise he made to his wife. >> i promised her that our kids would grow up and be gentle and be giving. i promised that her sons would grow up to be up right, to be gentle, and to be loving. >> and the father and son walked out hand in hand as the caskets were taken out of the arena. it was a moving moment and also moving moments outside of the pavilion. to hear about that let's go to maureen naylor. >> reporter: officers gathered behind me for a fallen salute. after this emotional first of its kind memorial for officers killed on the line of du
police officer elizabeth butler holding their young son at the podium and the daughter of slain police officer lauren butch baker. both speaking at a heartbreaking memorial service today. thousands of police officers along with dignitaries and regular folks all paused to pay tribute to those fallen officers. >>> good evening everyone i'm frank somerville. >> and i'm julie haener. there were tears and even jokes about the two police officers who were shot and killed on duty. we have live coverage of today's service. robert handa and maureen naylor are live. we begin with robert who watched the service alongside them, robert. >> reporter: well, it took some time but the san jose arena here has emptied out. but it will be some time before anyone that was here and in those watches some where else will forget what happened here today. a child leaving a memorial for a mother he will not see again was one of many emotionally wrenching moments that took place today as thousands gathered for a final send off for santa cruz officers baker and butler. >> joaquin would you like to say hi. >> hi. >
to the desk. >>> police sergeant loren butler worked as a patrol officer and hostage negotiator. janine de la vega is in san jose where the memorial will be held at the hp pavilion but we begin with claudine wong in santa cruz. >> reporter: good morning, yes the procession will start from behind me and there has been a lot of activity within the last half hour when we last checked in. search and rescue will be preparing for what will be this enormous procession that will go from here to san jose. it will start here and go to 8:45 and already we have an estimated 200 vehicles lining the streets to the 33-mile journey where tens of thousands will say goodbye. fellow officers and family had a private viewing and many were able to say goodbye at the funeral home. they have been guarding the officers around the clock honoring their life and service. the healing process has begun but it will take time. >> it is helping people heel a little bit, get a little bit of closure. it will take awhile of course. >> so again, this procession will start here in the city where these two officers served. it wil
. they are expecting a rush. looking at the programs that are honoring officer sergeant baker and officer butler, they have their pictures up front. beautiful pictures of their families on the back and a little tidbit that we found out inside the program about officer butler, it was 9/11, the experience of having seen that on tv that forced her and her partner, peter, to reassess their lives. that was the moment they decided to move to santa cruz and it was in 2003 that she joined the santa cruz police department. reporting live here outside the hp pavilion, bob redell, nbc bay area news. >> that will bring tears to your eyes. bob, thanks so much. in just about 55 minutes from now, the hp will officially play host to thousands of mourners from all over the state as bob mentioned. among those who will speak publicly at today's memorial service are members of the officers' families and the police chiefs of santa cruz and capitola. others include leon panetta and kamala harris. 9 governor jerry brown will attend today's memorial service but he is not expected to speak. also on the agenda, "american
this woman, 47-year-old regina butler. the granddaughter says she is a homeless alcoholic drug addicted prostitute who was stealing the victim's social security checks for more than a year. christina knew she would be coming back to the apartment and had everyone on the lookout. >> my phone rang three times. the office rang three times. i was here within 8 minutes and i chased her down and kept her here until the place came. >> sam suffered from dementia and told everyone butler was his girlfriend. warned multiple times that the woman was not welcome. when she kept coming, stan got an eviction notices and they think that's when she killed him. >> he was a senior and he was used and abused. it's a sad situation. >> we asked the victim's granddaughter what she wants to happen to the suspect at the time. she said that she'll loaf that leave that up to the court. >> the granddaughter proved to be quite the investigator, it seems. >> yeah, she got a couple tips from social media. she followed up, found a suspect at a gas station and at a bank and changed the locks here and monitoring
yesterday. today police revealed the person arrested yesterday is 46- year-old regina butler and acquaintance of jacobson and a person seen with him. he talked with butler just before the arrest and confronted her about jacobson's disappearance asking her -- >> what happened to him the night you stayed with him the last night. she says i don't remember. i was on drugs, too drunk i don't know what happened. >> reporter: police are not releasing any details but brought out evidence that jacobson was trying to scam -- that butler was trying to scam jacobson over insurance money. police had been inside the unit during the weeks jacobson was missing. >> usually it's an odor. in this case it was hidden underneath enough things that the odor did not stand enough. >> that lady she has to be contained some where. she did it. that's not good to have somebody running around doing stuff like that. >> reporter: police say they plan to turn the case over to the district attorney's office soon. regina butler turned down our request for an interview. live in san jose, robert handa. ktvu chan
than a month later, police have arrested regina butler and charged her with murder. his granddaughter says the family has always suspected butler, who the family believed to be homeless. >> and latched on to a senior that had an apartment and some place for her to hide out in and, you know, he's -- you know, diminished capacity. >> reporter: police now say they believe jacobson's body had been in his unit at the hilltop manor senior apartment the entire time. it was discovered only yesterday. missing persons detectives even visited the apartment on february 22nd and did not find anything. >> i have actually seen the photos. they went in and actually did exactly what they were supposed to do, which is photograph a scene just in case it later becomes a crime scene. >> reporter: san jose police spokesman jason dwyer says the body was well concealed. >> not many people if any would have found this body. it was underneath a lot of clutter. >> reporter: the family had suspected that butler was stealing jacobson's social security checks an
after serving 28 years with the police department. detective butler was a ten year veteran who had worked as a patrol officer and hostage negotiator. sal will cover the memorial procession from santa cruz to san jose. we are in san grows -- we start with claudine in santa cruz. >> reporter: we are standing at the start of the procession. the folks told to gather here starting about seven this morning and in the last several minutes we have seen activity. take a look to the side of me. you can see three buses that are lined up along this street. they have the santa cruz police emblem on them and a sign. we assume possibly members of the department will ride these buses down the procession. i want to show you what's happening in this parking lot just near the boardwalk here. you can see motor officers starting to line up their motorcycles. they will stage there and then move to the start of the procession. this procession, ready to leave about 8:45 but everybody was told to gather about seven this morning so it'll just get busier. the morning has started in this community. everybody
with extraordinaire access, the pope's butler, paolo gabreli. >> this is where you met him. >> translator: neither of us could have believed what it would have led to. >> reporter: what pushed him to meet you here? >> he felt the pope wasn't capable of overcoming certain problems. >> reporter: the pope's butler wanted to pass nuzzi a hundred pages of documents he photo copied and smuggled out of the t pope's apartment. it was a cloak and dagger situation with conversations in public squares, conversations with public telephones. this is the phone you were using? >> yeah. >> reporter: it was a land line so it was harder to track? they used a code name, maria. here on this so he would know which to push you wrote "maria". >> yes. >> reporter: you wrote his code name on the buzzer. why were the meetings covert? gabrieli thought the vatican was spying on him because he was close to the pope. there was a lot at stake -- big money, big secrets, information the vatican did not want to reveal. for a minute, forget that the vatican is a church. it's also a state -- a very rich one. its real estate alone is
of officer baker and butler. good evening. >> as ktvu's rob roth tells us this afternoon's show of support was both overwhelming and heartbreaking. >> reporter: the hp pavilion seemed like the saddest place on earth today. the families of the slain police officers as well as dozens of police officers remembered and said goodbye to detective elizabeth butler and detective butch long baker. >> remembering who they were will help us get through this together. >> reporter: who they were were parents as well as police officers. sergeant butch long had two children. >> you are the very reason i have good in my life. >> reporter: and detective baker had a husband and two children, including joaquin. >> joaquin, you want to say hi. >> hi. >> i whispered to her that i would take care of our boys and make sure they would always know what a great person their mom was. >> reporter: butler and baker were shot to death nine days ago as they attempted to interview jeremy gulei. leon panetta said people often look away instead of helping those prone to violence. >> they drew the line. they were doing the
. >>> a ceremonial end of watch dispatch ends the memorial of officer baker and butler. good evening. >> as ktvu's rob roth tells us this afternoon's show of support was both overwhelming and heartbreaking. >> reporter: the hp pavilion seemed like the saddest place on earth today. the families of the slain police officers as well as dozens of police officers remembered and said goodbye to detective elizabeth butler and detective butch long baker. >> remembering who they were will help us get through this together. >> reporter: who they were were parents as well as police officers. sergeant butch long had two children. >> you are the very reason i have good in my life. >> reporter: and detective baker had a husband and two children, including joaquin. >> joaquin, you want to say hi. >> hi. >> i whispered to her that i would take care of our boys and make sure they would always know what a great person their mom was. >> reporter: butler and baker were shot to death nine days ago as they attempted to interview jeremy gulei. leon panetta said people often look away instead of helping those prone to
sergeant loran "butch" baker and detective butler were at his house to investigate a groping case when he opened fire on them february 26. santa cruz police officer have invited the public to a casket viewing for detective sergeant baker and detective butler those on ocean street in santa cruz. the public memorial for detective butler and detective sergeant baker is tomorrow at the h.p. pavilion. a motorcade procession will proceed. amtrak is offering free travel for law enforcement officers and live coverages begins at 11 a.m., right here on abc7 news. the family an 87-year-old woman who died at a bakersfield nursing home after a nursery fused to perform cpr wanted to die naturally and they are satisfied with the care she received. the death of the woman sparked outrage when the 9-1-1 call was released on the recording. the employee told the dispatcher she was not permitted to perform cpr. the company that operates the home says the employee misinterpreted the guidelines. the employee is on voluntary leave while officials investigate the case. happening now on wall street, stocks continu
and butler were gunned down. well hear from them. >> it shows that officers that are sworn to protect us put their lives on the line every moment of every day they are on duty. it is a same we have to lose sergeant baker and detective butler in this way for our community to come together and realize the respect that we must show law enforcement and their officers. >> we definitely want to support not only the santa cruz p.d. but the families of the officers and it is so very, very tragic. >> we have video coming out. >> those folks, their daughter was the dispatcher on duty when this went down in santa cruz last week. we are showing you, as well, officers from all over california, all over the bay area, all over the country, we understand there are honor guards from departments as far away as new york. we have seen people from san francisco, hayward, south bay, monterey. everyone is here. up to 6,000, we told, law enforcement officials. you can see the north entrance here is open. not only law enforcement but the public is headed in for what is supposed to be a fairly long memorial service w
was the dispatcher on duty when detective baker and butler were gunned down. well hear from them. >> it shows that officers that are sworn to protect us put their lives on the line every moment of every day they are on duty. it is a same we have to lose sergeant baker and detective butler in this way for our community to come together and realize the respect that we must show law enforcement and their officers. >> we definitely want to support not only the santa cruz p.d. but the families of the officers and it is so very, very tragic. >> we have video coming out. >> those folks, their daughter was the dispatcher on duty when this went down in santa cruz last week. we are showing you, as well, officers from all over california, all over the bay area, all over the country, we understand there are honor guards from departments as far away as new york. we have seen people from san francisco, hayward, south bay, monterey. everyone is here. up to 6,000, we told, law enforcement officials. you can see the north entrance here is open. not only law enforcement but the public is headed in for what is
and elizabeth butler killed a week and a half ago. >> this is the time when real character shines. it's in the troubled times that our true character shows up. i believe we have it. >> deputies are protecting the city while every police officer can attend the memorial. the chief says the department is down, but not out. >> i know this. i know that men and women in this department are committed to honoring the legacy of butch and elizabeth and we're committed to serving our community who have reached out and supported us. and inspired by those kind words. >> the city wanted to make room for as many as 3,000 people who wanted to come, and watch the memorial service live. many folks say this tragedy is still bringing this community together. >> a scholarship fund has been established to honor the officers. >> businesses have committed $125,000. you'll find information on our web site abc 7 news.com. >> we'll have more coverage coming up on abc 7 news at 5:00 and 6:00. now, let's talk about the weather. more rain is on the way. >> yes. now a look at live doppler 7. spencer, it's upon us.
more than you will ever know. >> officer elizabeth butler. >> good-bye, my love. >> their memorial service full of sorrow and silver linings. >> butch and beth's legacy gives me true hope for tomorrow. >> the 30-mile motorcade starting this morning in santa cruz greeted with salutes as the procession passes by ending at the hp pavillion in san jose where the american flag and sea of officers await. good evening, i'm look. >> i'm allen martin. you know, as the good guys go, they were two of the best. mourners came by the thousands today to pay tribute to detective sergeant loran "butch" baker and detective elizabeth butler. but the most heartbreaking goodbyes came from the fallen officers' families. [ bagpipes ] >> reporter: two fallen officers whose lives were cut short surrounded by thousands who traveled many miles to pay their respects to the first officers ever killed in the line of duty in santa cruz. police chief kevin vogel on detective elizabeth butler. >> elizabeth just wanted to make sure santa cruz was safe for families like hers any
in their honest. good evening. emotional farewell for sergeant baker and detective butler really a powerful sight as procession reached sap jose. hundreds of officers line the street as huge american flag draped down from 2 fire engine ladders at the entrance to hp about ville i don't know. 2 murdered police officers were eulogy remembered and cried over. abc 7 news reporter wayne begins our coverage in san jose. >> this was the stark vision of reality that greeted mourner in inside hp pavilion today. 2 coffin. honor guard. photo and video of sergeant butch baker and investigative officer elizabeth butler projected above and then 3 hours of heart felt words. >> she was tall. she was soft. fv she was willowy. >> she always gave herself permission to party. she loved to dance. >> elizabeth butler remarkable woman. not only for work as detective but also for her dedication as a mother of 2 young sons. from her partner peter a promise. >> i whispered to her that would i take care of our boys. of and make sure if they would always know what a great person before their mom was. i promise that
the events that lead to jeremy opening fire on baker and butler. they are looking for teresa johnson. she is not a suspect, but they want to talk to her. she may have associated with goulet in the last few weeks. teresa johnson may go by teresa lamb. they believe she is homeless and anyone who may know her will have her contact the san thank you cruz sheriff's department. abc7 news. >> thank you. a scholarship fund has been established in honor of sergeant butch baker and detective elizabeth butler. businesses committed $125,000 to the fund. if you would like to make a donation go to abc7 news and click on see it on tv. you will find it at the top of our home page. >>> new at 11:00, it happened. president obama signed an order authorizing $85 billion in automatic spending cuts. the cuts have a wide ranging affect in california too. unemployment could be cut. the children may be eliminated from certain programs. school officials are trying to meet a march 15th deadline when the layoff notices anticipate less money next year. >> more layoffs than there would have been because of the see --
and elizabeth butler were shot and killed last tuesday. one counselor said the community is so small many people were just one or two degrees of separation from the victims. a touching gift was found at the memorial. a burn he will heart medal with a note saying the purple heart is for the sacrifice above and beyond the call of duty. then you have the other spectrum. this man allegedly arrested for stealing flowers from the memorial. 53-year-old kenneth moffet has been charged with vandalism and public intoxication. a memorial for detective butler and detective sergeant baker will be held thursday at noon at hp pavilion in san jose. it had to be moved from santa cruz to san jose to accommodate the expected large crowd. >> new this morning the private rocket space x dragon is now locked to the international space station with its cargo that includes experiments designed by bay area high-schoolers. the privately-owned rocket arrived a day later than planned. that is great news for students at fremont christian school who spent five months designing experiments to see how microgravity affects plant
condolences and worlds of support on a facebook page created in the memory of loren baker and elizabeth butler. they were killed on duty tuesday. officers killed the suspect, jeremy goulet, and a shootout a short time later. businesses in the area are showing support for the police department. one restaurant is offering officers three meals and -- free meals. >> hundreds of abc viewers have been sending condolences on our face book page. >> a memorial for detective butler and domestic-sergeant baker will be held thursday at noon at hp pavilion in san jose. a large crowd is expected. >> man died today during the world famous escape from alcatraz triathlon in san franciscoment the 46-year-old man from texas suffered what they call a massive cardiac event during the swim portion of the race. that's the first part of the race which begins on al alcatra. our we caught the first three runners over the finish line. >>> a man severely burn in a house fire has died from his injuries. the 34-year-old, troy vocle, suffered second and third degree burns on his body. he died at the burn center. the fire st
elizabeth butler. but one item in particular left behind by a mourner has really caught the department's attention. mixed in with the flowers, candles, and pick checks, someone pinned a purple heart medal to a teddy bear. police received an anonymous note explaining, quote, the purple heart is for the sacrifice above and beyond the call of duty. when one loses their life for the protection of others and the greater good. i know you will understand. quite a contrast from what this man is accused of doing at the same memorial, stealing flowers from the memorial. 53-year-old kenneth maffei is charged with vandalism to a law enforcement memorial and public intoxication. this happened on friday, the first day back on the job for santa cruz police officers following tuesday's killing of sergeant butch baker and detective elizabeth butler. >>> and tragic news this evening from the annual escape from alcatraz triathlon in san francisco. this morning, we know it's grueling, but this morning a man from austin, texas died as he began the swim portion of the race. race officials believe the 46-yea
. >>> thousands will give a last tribute to two officers. butch baker and elizabeth butler were shot during a sexual assault investigation. leslie brinkley is live at hp pavilion where tomorrow's memorial will be held. >> tomorrow at noon, thousands are going to fill hp paw vol yen and perhaps to capacity of 18,000 to honor two officers who died in the line of duty. these flag-draped caskets were made available for those who wanted to pay their final respects to sergeant bush baker and officer elizabeth butler. both were gunned down on february 2 sickth as they will toed -- february 26th as they followed leads in an abuse case. >> this is the first time here that our local officers are and it is a terrible thing. >> i am here to pay my respects. i think due to santa cruz county, it is a good thing that people will come down and support the police officers. >> it is a big loss for our community and i am just -- everywhere i go i can just feel the sense of sadness. we need to get our community back. >> hundred brought flowers or signed the book of condolence in lieu of following the processio
i spent with her, would not be in vain. >> detective elizabeth butler ended her watch on tuesday february 26th, 2013. >> the service ended with an end of watch dispatch. the two officers will be laid to rest in private ceremonies. >> we'll like to share this, butler was a ten-year veteran of the santa cruz police force. >> she was 38 years old and a graduate of uc santa crews. >> 31-year-old butch baker, played with a ten assous investigators. >> he would wear shorts evening on the coldest days. >> he leaves behind daughters and a son. >> former american idol contestant, james durbin sang. he is a santa cruz native. >> durbin sang arms wide open. he knew detective butch baker as a chaperone in school dances when she was growing up. >> those who stayed behind found ways to honor the public servants. >> thousands of people hit the streets of santa cruz for this had morning's police perception. >> i think the community's quite shopped -- precession. as hundreds of vehicles drove past they stood? silence, some tearing up, some absolutes. one woman said her city lost something beyond
son was last seen in february with this woman, regina butler. they found him at these apartments. why did it take so long? >> reporter: we have learned that police say the woman arrested in this case has confessed to the killing and that she will be charged with murder. they say the victim was stabbed multiple scenes and the crime scene was bad. >> reporter: she's been looking for her grandfather, and it turns out he was right under everybody's noses the whole time. you didn't smell anything? >> yes. it smelled like garbage. today you really smelled the dekay. >> reporter: he had been stabbed and his body stuffed under his mattress. she reported her grandfather missing, and nobody noticed the decomposing body in his apartment until the smell got really bad. >> at first it was a relief knowing he was there, and then i felt that i have been in here three times and didn't see him and that almost made me pass out. >> reporter: they says police have arrested this woman, 47-year-old butler. the granddaughter says she's a
" baker and detective elizabeth butler. both remembered as remarkable, she as her dedication as a mother of two young sons. and detective sergeant butch baker left behind a family, and the childhood sweetheart he married and their three children. he was remembered at a detective's detective. a scholarship fund is set up in honor of the officers. santa cruz businesses have already committed $125,000. if you would like to make a donation we have a link on our website at abc7news.com under "oh see it on tv." >> panetta said the military may have looked the other way in the face of the troubled former social whose killed the two police officers. he was a guest speaker at the memorial. panetta recently left the pentagon and acknowledged the gunman, goulet, may have fallen through the cracks while serving in the military. >> many of their friends, relatives, buddies, superiors, looked the other way. at some point, somebody pays a price. >> goulet shot sergeant baker and detective butler while they tried to interview him. the sexual assault suspect was later killed in a shoot out with police. >
"regina butler" quien segun vecinos, fue vista afuera del departamento de jacobson la maÑana de ayer ---la policia no ha revelado el nombre del detenido o si butler es considerada una persona de interes en el caso. take vo ---siempre en san jose, las autoridades revelaron hoy que detuvieron a un sospechoso de apuÑalar mortalmente a un joven en un parque de esa ciudad la tarde del miercoles.. se trata de vincent gallegos de 20 aÑos ---la victima, "errick wright" de 27 aÑos de edad, fue encontrada con varias heridas de arma blanca ---wright murio en el lugar de los hechos y hasta el momento ---la policia dice que el asesinato no esta relacionado con las pandillas cesar ---el asambleista mark leno ha creado un proyecto de ley que busca impedir que se realicen exhibiciones de armas en el "cow palace" de san francisco... take vo ---la medida exige que los supervisores de los condados de san francisco y san mateo autoricen que dichos eventos se lleven a cabo en la arena ---ambas juntas se han opuesto en repetidas ocasiones a este tipo de exhibiciones ---el ultimo evento en el "cow palace" se
butler" de 46 aÑos de edad, en conexion con el asesinato ---la victima fue reportada extraviada desde el 18 de febrero y se creia que podria estar con butler quien segun vecinos, fue vista afuera del departamento de jacobson la maÑana de ayer take vo ---siempre en san jose, las autoridades revelaron hoy que detuvieron a un sospechoso de apuÑalar mortalmente a un joven en un parque de esa ciudad la tarde del miercoles.. se trata de vincent gallegos de 20 aÑos ---la victima, "errick wright" de 27 aÑos de edad, fue encontrada con varias heridas de arma blanca ---wright murio en el lugar de los hechos ---la policia dice que el asesinato no esta relacionado con las pandillas topvo cesar ---est tarde se declaro no culpable mathew baeza, acusado de fabricar un plan terrorista para colocar una bomba en un banco de oakland... ---las autoridades informaron que baeza fue detenido el mes pasado cuando intentaba detonar la bomba que habia sido desactivada porque el artefacto le habia sido entregado por un agente encubierto del f-b-i... cesar ---nueva pausa pero a continuacion, take vo ---en mexic
and elizabeth butler killed in the line of duty on february 26 by an armed suspect. the officers' flagged drape cassettes were part of a public viewing with hundreds of mourners coming to pay their respects and the officers who protected and served their community for years. >> our first time the local officers have been killed. it is tell. >> i am here to pay respects and it is good thing that people will come down here and support the local police officers. >> public viewing sites are here to view the memorial. kaiser permanente will open at 10:00 a.m. showing the service rise and parking at depot park will be freed. santa cruz fire departments will be staging their hook-and-ladder trucks along all overpasses between santa cruz and san jose. mostly on highway 17 and on highway 85. it should be a moving sight. >> cornell, thank you. the memorial service will be hell at h.p. pavilion in san jose because of a large crowd of people expected to attend. this is a live look outside the pavilion where they were preparing for the service. several dignitaries will attend including governor brown, state
sergeant baker and detective butler was moved to the hp pavilion in san jose to accommodate expected to be a large crowd. service is set to begin at noon. we will broadcast it here live beginning at 11:00 a.m. on 7 news at and our web site. >> well you have probably seen the new lit display on the bay pwrichbility you can see it behind me here but you have not seen the final visual spectacular. being tested been tested for weeks. leif look at it now. quite something. but the grand lighting ceremony for the bay lights happens tomorrow night at 8:30. 6 million dollars in private funds was raised to pay for the 25,000 lights they strung up. this light skup sculpture won't be visible to motorist on the bridge and on display for just two years. streaming tomorrow nature light show live on abc 7 news.com. >> but it's pretty cool. >> yes. >> behind us. quite impressive actually. >> hundreds of people gather tonight to remember a young man shot to death in campbell. >> one of the best people i knew. one of the people i looked up to. >>reporter: up next. friends family try to mak
over highway 17. memorial for detective sergeant baker and detective butler was moved to the hp pavilion in san jose to accommodate expected to be a large crowd. service is set to begin at noon. we will broadcast it here live beginning at 11:00 a.m. on 7 news at and our web site. >> well you have probably seen the new lit display on the bay pwrichbility you can see it behind me here but you have not seen the final visual spectacular. being tested been tested for weeks. leif look at it now. quite something. but the grand lighting ceremony for the bay lights happens tomorrow night at 8:30. 6 million dollars in private funds was raised to pay for the 25,000 lights they strung up. this light skup sculpture won't be visible to motorist on the bridge and on display for just two years. streaming tomorrow nature light show live on abc 7 news.com. >> but it's pretty cool. >> yes. >> behind us. quite impressive actually. >> hundreds of people gather tonight to remember a young man shot to death in campbell. >> one of the best people i knew. one of the people i looked up to. >>r
butler. kpix 5's anne makovec is in san jose this morning where the memorial is scheduled for noon at hp pavilion. anne. >> reporter: people from all around the country, officers from all sorts of different police departments are going to come here in solidarity to hp pavilion here behind me. the capacity is 18,000 people. they are expecting about 15,000. now, last night there was a public viewing, a memorial service, at santa cruz memorial funeral home. friends, family, fellow officers and people who didn't even know the officers came to pay respects and say good-bye. detective sergeant loran "butch" baker and detective elizabeth butler were shot and killed last week while questioning jeremy goulet about a sexual assault. goulet was later killed by other responding officers. but today it is all about baker and butler. >> they've given so much to the community. and to be taken like that, severe tragedy. >> i just respect them and care for them, and i know this is a loss of a brother and a sister. >> reporter: the service today is being held
and detective elizabeth butler. anne makovec smack in san jose this morning where the memorial will be held inside hp pavilion. >> reporter: thousands of people are expected to come here around 15,000. this venue holds up to 18,000 people. a lot more will be watching it this afternoon on television. people from all over the country will gather to pay their respects. last night there was a public viewing at santa cruz memorial funeral home. the two flag-draped caskets were guarded by fellow officers as people who knew loran "butch" baker and elizabeth butler and people who didn't filed past to say good-bye. the officers were gunned down last week outside the home of jeremy goulet. they had gone there to question him and they were ambushed. other officers then killed goulet. but the focus today is on how baker and butler lived and a community coming together. we heard from a former spokesman who knew them well. >> it's important that everybody celebrates and grease together their lives. it's tough to do on your own so it's nice to have everybody under one
butler. >> kpix 5's anne makovec is in san jose where the memorial is scheduled for noontime at hp pavilion. good morning, anne. >> reporter: good morning. it is going to be a very heavy day here in san jose. with this memorial starting at noon they are expecting possibly a capacity crowd here at hp pavilion capacity is 18,000 people. last night there was a public viewing last night and yesterday afternoon at santa cruz memorial funeral friends family fellow officers and people who didn't know these officers came to pay their respects and say good-bye. detective butler were shot and killed last week while questioning jeremy goulet about a sexual assault. goulet was later killed by other responding officers. >> today it's about baker and butler. >> it's been given to the community and to be taken like that severe tragedy. >> i just respect them and care for them. i know this is a loss for a brother and sister. >> reporter: they were going to originally hold the big memorial service in santa cruz but they decided to move it to san jose because th
of sergeant butch baker and detective elizabeth butler walked down the aisle in san jose. butler's is 5-year-old son joaquin wore his mother's police cap. governor jerry brown, attorney general kamala harris, and former secretary of defense leon panetta paid respects to the two officers gunned down in the line of duty. >> these two fine officers on that tuesday afternoon did not look the other way. they drew the line. they were doing their job. and they paid the ultimate price. but in so doing, they saved the lives of others. >> officers and sheriff's deputies from across the state stood shoulder to shoulder to honor the legacy of the fallen officers. friends and coworkers described butch baker as a tenacious truth seeker who always bed with honor and worked hundreds of cases. >> he was the go-to guy. >> baker was also known for his sense of humor, his love of a good prank and for his devotion his three kids and his wife. beth butler's sister sboek about her younger sister who loved serving her community and fighting for those who often had no voice. she said beth always embraced life. >> sh
regina butler and charged her with murder. his granddaughter says the family has always suspected butler, who the family believed to be homeless. >> and latched on to a senior that had an apartment and some place for her to hide out in and, you know, he's --you know, diminished capacity. >> reporter: police now say they believe jacobson's body had been in his unit at the hilltop manor senior apartment the entire time. it was discovered only yesterday. missing persons detectives even visited the apartment on february 22nd and did not find anything. >> i have actually seen the photos. they went in and actually did exactly what they were supposed to do, which is photograph a scene just in case it later becomes a crime scene. >> reporter: san jose police spokesman jason dwyer says the body was well concealed. >> not many people if any would have found this body. it was underneath a lot of clutter. >> reporter: the family had suspected that butler was stealing jacobson's social security checks and so-called -- and so called police when she arrived
and honored in a memorial. sgt. loren "butch" baker error and det. elizabeth butler were both shot and killed by jeremy goulet when it came as house on february 26th while investigating a misdemeanor sexual assault case. hundreds of friends family, and other members of the community gathered last night at santa cruz memorial cemetery chapel to pay their respects to the fallen officers. their coffins were draped with american flags. those casket's right now are at h-p pavilion in san jose where the funeral service will take place at noon today. mike pelton is live outside the h-p pavilion with the details. >> 15,000 people can fill h- p pavilion at the funeral is held here in san jose and not santa cruz because such a large crowd is expected. the procession will begin in santa cruz are around 845 this morning. a motorcade will travel along highway 17 to san jose. the memorial service begins at noon and will last about several hours of about 3:00. those in santa cruz and cannot make the trip to san jose the kaiser permanente aery now will open its doors and broadcast the service. you also wat
elizabeth butler. they were gunned down last week. kron 4's scott rates has tonight's community outpouring of support. >> reporter: friends and family showed up to sure there were sparks. of the officers baker and detective butler this is difficult for many of these officers that new them. >> they went to school with my children. it is very difficult >> i was so moved by the police officers there were in the building themselves standing guard over the caskets. it was really overwhelming. >> you say that it is no reason for the us. to take a life like that. >> reporter: funeral will start tomorrow morning at 8:45 scott rates, kron 4. again -- you can watch the service for the two santa cruz officers. live on kron 4's 24-7 bay area news channel -- comcast 193. and it will also be streaming live on our website kron4.com. new at 8-- tonight, community members are gathering together in martinez. to help find a teenager. now missing for more than a week. kron 4's alecia reid has more on the search efforts. >> reporter: this teenager was reported missing after leaving home with the clothes on his
sergeant loran "butch" baker and detective elizabeth butler will shot to death while on the job. >> we have team coverage this morning with amy hollyfield live outside the pavilion in san jose where the memorial will take place. we will begin with cornell bernard live in santa cruz. cornell? >> santa cruz is getting ready to say goodbye to two local heroes in preparations that are underway beginning the here at the santa cruz beach boardwalk. this is where a police motorcade procession will begin at 8:45 to the public memorial in san jose. many police officers are gathering here in this parking lot and the motorcade is expected to be two miles long, a tribute to detective sergeant loran "butch" baker and elizabeth butler killed in the line of duty february 26 by an armed 17. last night, the flag draped cassettes were part of a viewing with hundreds mourners maying their respect. police from around the country will be at the memorial today. >> we have had departments from all over the united states, actually. we have a gentleman here, a lieutenant from idaho. we have officers coming, i belie
bakesgt. loren "butch" bad offidet. elizabeth butler were both shot and killed by jeremy goulet when it came as house on february 26th while investigating a misdemeanor sexual assault case. hundreds of family friends and members of the community gathered last night is that the crews memorial cemetery chapel the bathers backs of all officers. the coffins were draped with american flags. >> if you can see officers are already here. they were getting equipment ready to go refreshments. one long procession will clogged highways 17. you do not plan to be in this area, stay away from highway 17. this is according to officers, it will be a long slow drive from here to san jose. they want to make sure that today all 84 officers from the santa cruz police and army could be in attendance. the santa cruz county sheriff's department, of chp as well as the monterey county sheriff's apartment are stepping up to make sure to patrol the streets of santa cruz to make sure this place is safe while those officers are and attendance. >> this is expected to be a motorcade that is 2 mi. long and will go f
were also looking for his girlfriend regina butler. who is going to exploit him for financial reasons, or otherwise. friends of the senior citizens and that he was always friendly with a magician. and once jacobson started to sing regina butler he was not as social. >> he brought her here. and he never really did introduce her to any of us. but we do know that she was spending a lot of time here. and we were here with a property manager. he was not a round. that was kind of the weird part because we always would check with him on his cellphone, not on his door. we lived on the same floor and we were all curious. where is he? we heard you been? and he never answered his door. police say that this is an isolated incident and there is no immediate threat to the public. reporting live, alecia reed, kron 4. >> pam: tonight a shooting victim is hospitalized. and now the search is on for a gunman in san francisco. police say, two people were in the white car on your screen, when a suspect opened fire hitting the male, 30 year old passenger, in downtown san francisco near bryant street. the d
to remember and celebrate the lives of detective sergeant loran "butch" baker and detective elizabeth butler. the two were shot and killed by sexual assault suspect making them the first santa cruz police officers to be killed in the line of duty. >> two heroes. two friends. taken from us far too soon at the hands of a madman. this is the touching tribute outside the h.p. pal beyond, uniformed officers raising their hand in salute at the hearses carrying the bodies. >> the 24-year-old driver under arrest for the death of a high school student is scheduled to be in court and charged with driving under the influence and killing a 17-year-old khan and faces up to 10 years in prison. chang was walking across the boulevard at vale avenue on saturday night and she was hit. she was on the track team at high school. the teammate wore green ribbons which was her favorite color, at the meatier. >> bill clinton is doing an about face on same-sex marriage calling on the supreme court to overturn the law he signed in 1996 that bars federal recognition of same-sex marriage. he now is saying that the defen
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